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Amal

Amal

A Feature film by Mohamed Siam

Release in France : 20/02/2019

    Synopsis

    Amal is a feisty teenager growing up in postrevolution Egypt while they’re both undergoing a tremendous change.
    Within a constant political turmoil, Amal searches for her place, identity and sexuality in a patriarchal society. Amal, whose name literally translates to “hope”, is embarking on a 6 year compelling journey from childhood to adulthood. Along the way, she realizes her limited options as a woman living in an Arab police state.

    Production and distribution (5)

    Co-production :

    andolfi

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Doc & Film International

    News agency (France) :

    Juste Distribution

    Foreign production companies :

    Abbout Productions, Artkhana, Barentsfilm, Good Company Pictures

    French distribution :

    Juste Distribution

    Photos (9)

    Full credits (9)

    Screenwriter :

    Mohamed Siam

    Co-producer :

    Arnaud Dommerc

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Mélanie Simon-Franza

    Sound Editor :

    Jocelyn Robert

    Sound Mixer :

    Matthieu Deniau

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Women

    Themes :

    Identity, Youth

    Production language :

    Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    Egypt, Lebanon, Germany, France, Norway, Denmark, Qatar

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Egypt, Lebanon, Germany, France, Norway, Denmark, Qatar)

    Production year :

    2017

    French release :

    20/02/2019

    Runtime :

    1 h 23 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    HD 2K

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1